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Fundamentals for debugging a Magento store

How can I debug my Magento store This is a question that isn't all too relevant to us now, but had a Magento SE site existed 5 years ago, it probably would have been our first question. For those ...
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To use or not to use the ObjectManager directly?

Ok, so yesterday we had a big talk with other people from the Magento community regarding the direct use of the ObjectManager in classes/templates. I'm already aware of the reasons why we shouldn't ...
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Magento 2 folder/file permissions

I suspect that the permissions might have gotten messed up on my Magento 2 installation. On the old versions I would run the following command to make folders 755 and files 644: find . -type f -exec ...
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Security Patch SUPEE-8788 - Possible Problems?

The latest Magento 1 security patch SUPEE-8788 contains 17 APPSEC updates, so it is very important to apply it as soon as possible. On the other hand, there are many potential backward compatibility ...
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How can I bootstrap Magento 2 in a test.php script?

In magento 1 I could create a file where I only needed to instantiate the Mage_Core_Model_App class and then I could add my "dirty" code for test purposes. Something like this test.php: <?php //...
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New order email confirmation not being sent

I have upgraded my website to 1.9.1 and now my customers are not receiving order confirmation email. I tried sending through the admin panel but nothing happens, also no update email is being ...
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How to check if customer is logged in or not?

How to find if a customer is logged in or not in Magento 2. If the customer is logged in then how to get customer data from a session?
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Security Patch SUPEE-9767 - Possible issues?

A new security patch is out for Magento 1, addressing 16 APPSEC issues: https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-9767 Seven of the vulnerabilities score 8.0 or higher for CVSSv3 Severity, and they ...
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Security Patch SUPEE-7405 - Possible Problems?

It's time for another patch day, SUPEE-7405 for Magento 1.x is out and the list of fixes is long: https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-7405 After the experience with the last patches, I have to ...
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Magento 1.9 Can’t login to admin panel!

I have installed Magento 1.9. It was working well for a week. Suddenly yesterday, when I tried to log in to the Magento admin panel and I typed username and password, clicked the Login button and ...
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How to add fee to order totals in Magento 2

The following link will describe http://excellencemagentoblog.com/blog/2012/01/27/magento-add-fee-discount-order-total/ to add fee to order totals in Magento 1. Now this functionality is moved to ...
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Magento 2 CSS and JavaScript not loading from correct folder

I am attempting to install and run Magento 2 on WAMP on a Windows 7 machine with little success. After jumping through the many and various hoops to get the site to load I am now faced with 404 ...
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APPSEC-1057 How to add variables or blocks to the white list tables

APPSEC-1057 (part of SUPEE-6788) states Magento now includes a whitelist of allowed blocks or directives. If a module or anyone uses variables like {{config path=”web/unsecure/base_url”}} and {{...
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Adding custom attribute to Customer

We need a simple way to add an attribute to a customer record that is not editable by the customer or admin, only programatically. Essentially, we have an ExpressionEngine site coupled with Magento. ...
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Magento 2 404 error for scripts and css

I have downloaded and installed Magento 2 from https://github.com/magento/magento2 But I am getting 404 error for scripts and cs located in http://localhost/magento2/pub/static/ I have checked, ...
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Magento 2: Replacement for Mage::log method?

In Magento 1, if you wanted to send a message to the logs, you'd use a static method on the global Mage class. Mage::log($message, Zend_Log::DEBUG, "my-log-file.log"); Is there an ...
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Critical Reminder: Download and install Magento security patches. (FTP with no SSH access)

The Magento security patches look like they are .sh files, how would someone apply these patches without SSH access to their Magento installations? Also, are these patches cumulative? IE: Will they ...
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Magento 2.2: Unable to unserialize value?

Running into issues on a site running Magento 2.2.0-rc3.0/PHP 7.0.23 The following issue occurs with all 3rd party extensions either enabled or disabled. When adding an item to comparison from ...
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How to Override Core Block, Model and controller in Magento2

I'm stuck in overriding core model Blocks and Controllers in Magento 2. Can any one help on this? Let's take list toolbar as example where I need to add a new sort option called sort by most popular. ...
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Magento upgrade from 1.7 to 1.9

I need to upgrade my Magento store from 1.7 to 1.9. I am very new to Magento, SSH and MySQL. I was just wondering what is the easiest way to upgrade without breaking my website.
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Explanation of UI Component Grid in Magento 2

Is there a good explaination and/or sample of the bare minimum configuration needed to create a UI Component Grid in Magento 2? I know there are myriad core components, such as ./vendor/magento/...
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How to implement service contract for a custom module in Magento 2?

As seen in this post : Deprecated save and load methods in Abstract Model the save and load methods are deprecated in the Magento 2 develop branch. Thus, the good practice is now to be implement ...
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When should I use the Magento Compiler

I often see people mention they use the compiler feature of Magento. I do never and wonder, which cases you should use it and how much performance gain you have then. [DISCLAIMER]: As I got an edit ...
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When Should We Use a Repository and Factory in Magento 2?

I have gone through a couple of tutorials in Magento 2, and this confuses me a little. I can see there are basically two ways by which we can read/write business entities: Retrieve Data Using A ...
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How to implement translations in design template package CSV's? How does echo $this->__('Text') work?

I have a design package setup like so: design/frontend/package_name/theme_name/locale/ under which I have de_DE, en_GB etc, under which I have corresponding translate.csv files with the various ...
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Magento 2: When should I run which commands?

I have been working with Magento 2 for 2 months now. I realized that I am using bin/magento setup:upgrade way too much. I think I do not know when I have to run that command. Here are the situations ...
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Theming for Magento 2 - Starting from scratch

Some of you probably read that topic regarding theming from scratch for Magento 1: Theming - starting from scratch I was wondering, what would be the best practice to develop a theme from scratch for ...
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Security Patch SUPEE-10415 - Possible Issues?

New Magento 1 patch has been released, SUPEE-10415. This patch provides protection against several types of security-related issues Info page: https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-10415 ...
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How to add a custom CSS file in Magento 2

Is there a way to create my own CSS file that loads last in the cascade? If so, how and where do I add my custom CSS file?
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Magento core_url_rewrite table excessively large

I've noticed a large amount of reports that this table itself can become extremely cluttered, I'm running a site with ~5000 SKUs and ~250 categories (single-store) and a resultant core_url_rewrite ...
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Extending / Overriding JS in Magento 2

As Magento2 is using RequireJS for loading scripts, and there's no more skin folder, I've stuck with a problem: How can I replace Magento's module JS file by my modified version? For example — the ...
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Magento 2 - How to add captcha to a custom form

I'm developing a custom module which contains a form submission. I would like to add a captcha to it. And we want to use the Magento default captcha library so that the captcha is consistent with the ...
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How to set custom tax price during add to cart in Magento 2

I am adding product to cart using ajax call. Here is my controller code. use Magento\Framework\Controller\ResultFactory; use Magento\Framework\App\Action\Action; use Magento\Framework\App\Action\...
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Add new field in magento(1.9) customer registration

I like to add new field in customer registration and admin customer creation form. The field name is license number. I searched so many links related to my requirement but those do not work in ...
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Magento 2 How to Add a New Column to Orders Grid

I've added a new column to the table sales_order called export_status, now I want to add new order grid column with the data from the new sales_order column. I've managed to add column to the ...
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How to create order programmatically in Magento 2?

I have special order form and now I need to create orders without payment. So the payment needs to be skipped. I am not sure what would be the best way to accomplish this part. Should I send my form ...
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Remove Shipping steps in Onepage Checkout

I'm using CE 1.9.1.0. I'm trying to remove the Shipping Information and Shipping Method steps from onepage checkout but with no success. Perhaps someone could help me out or point me in the right ...
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How to create simple module in magento 2

I'm new to magento2. I want to create simple Hello World module in magento 2. How to create this module?
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Deprecated save and load methods in Abstract Model

I see that in the develop branch of the Magento 2 repo the methods load and save from Magento\Framework\Model\AbstractModel class are deprecated. But there are a gazillion classes in the core that ...
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Magento 1.9.2.0 static block display issues

I have a website with multiple static blocks which was working in 1.9.1.0, but with 1.9.2.0 the static blocks start displaying sporadically, as they sometimes show the wrong block rather than the ...
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New order email being sent twice

I'm using Magento 1.9.1 and when creating a new order, whether it's from the frontend or Admin, the system is sending out 2 emails - both the same! I've looked on the net and found a bug which was an ...
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Security Patch SUPEE-10266 - Possible issues?

A new security patch is out for Magento 1, addressing 13 APPSEC issues https://magento.com/security/patches/supee-10266 What common issues do you have to watch out for when applying this patch? ...
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How to Add Custom fields to Checkout page in Magento2

I need to add two custom fields in each shipping and payment steps of checkout page in Magento 2 and also data should be saved in needed tables how to do it in Magento 2
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Magento 2: How to create a customer custom attribute? [duplicate]

What are steps to create a custom attribute for Customer entity in Magento 2?
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Clearing Magento after testing

I am currently doing a lot of tests in Magento so I can get familiar with it. Unfortunately the database is extremely cluttered with my tests. I wish to clear up the database so I can start over again....
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Magento 2 Reindexing - One or more indexers are invalid. Make sure your Magento cron job is running

I couldn't find the way to do reindexing in mass actions on magento 2. Seems like you need to run it from cronjob. Is there an alternative way to reindex data in magento 2 from backend or command ...
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Customer Login Doesn't Work in Magento 1.9

I just did a fresh installation of Magento 1.9.0.1 and I am seeing some very odd behaviour with the customer login form. In Chrome (version 36) the login form does not work. I am just redirected to ...
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magento 2 admin url not working and loaded frontend is all messy

Admin url is showing 404 error after installing magento 2 on wamp server and frontend design is all messy and css is not linked to it.Error visuals are shown below. Frontend error:
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Remove /index.php from the Magento URL gives 404 error

I am using Magento ver. 1.7.0.2. Here it is the link to my website: http://dev.blokeundees.com.au/ I have to remove the /index.php folder from URLs so I edited the .htaccess file and backend too (...
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Adding links to category menu

I know this is an old question with a lot of answers, most of them suggest editing the menu template but that does not work for me. There is no need to explain why, let's say I'm a bit OCD about doing ...
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